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Trailblazing Musician Mavens Send March Out Like Lionesses

March may have come in like a lion, but these Trailblazing Musician Mavens sent the month of March out like lionesses. This was clearly evident at The Iridium last month …
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Sweet Home for Chicago Blues?
3 years ago

Sweet Home for Chicago Blues?

Chicago Bluesman Ronnie Brooks (son of Blues legend Lonnie Brooks) and Chicago harp man Billy Branch Sweet home for Chicago Blues? Beginning to look a lot like reality. After plans and funds raised to house a Blues Museum at Chicago's historic Navy Pier fell through, the concept of a Blues museum for the city that [...]
Sunday Spotlight with Tinsley Ellis
3 years ago

Sunday Spotlight with Tinsley Ellis

Tinsley Ellis at The Iridium in NYC, January 2017. photo: Mark Raker Photography Tinsley Ellis on The Future of the Blues? We continue our Sunday spotlight interviews in the Blues Music category with a one-on-one sit down with Southern Blues-Rocker Tinsley Ellis. Socially Sparked News: There seems to be a resurgence and escalating interest in [...]
Travelin’ Man Tinsley Ellis Total Recall
3 years ago

Travelin’ Man Tinsley Ellis Total Recall

Travelin' southern blues-rocker Tinsley Ellis at the Iridium in NYC. photo: Socially Sparked News, LLC Travelin' Man Tinsley Ellis' Total Recall tells the inside story of how his career began plus future predictions for the blues as a genre. The prolific southern blues-rocker is on top of his game today. But it wasn't always that [...]
Chicago Getting Total Satisfaction With Exhibitionism
3 years ago

Chicago Getting Total Satisfaction With Exhibitionism

Chicago is getting total satisfaction with Exhibitionism, the next stop on the Rolling Stone’s U.S. Tour of its interactive exhibit. New Yorkers have through Sunday, March 12th to experience the …
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Trailblazing Working Musician Mamas Inspire Women
3 years ago

Trailblazing Working Musician Mamas Inspire Women

Allison Russell with daughter Ida Mauve on stage with Birds of Chicago Trailblazing Working Musician Mamas Inspire Women That They Can Do it All! March is Women's History Month and this year’s theme honors Trailblazing Women in Labor and Business. Its the month where we honor women and their accomplishments. Touring working mama musicians clearly [...]
Laurence Juber’s Wind Beneath the Wings
3 years ago

Laurence Juber’s Wind Beneath the Wings

Legendary acoustic guitarist Laurence Juber's wind beneath Paul McCartney's WINGS blows mighty fierce. This two time Grammy®-Winner and lead guitarist in WINGS has been busy traveling to promote his new CD released today, =LJ Can't Stop Playing The Beatles< along with his recent Book, GUITAR WITH WINGS: A Photographic Memoir. He flew into the Big [...]
Empathy Plus Action Equals Solidarity
3 years ago

Empathy Plus Action Equals Solidarity

Empathy Plus Action Equals Solidarity. "Empathy plus action equals solidarity" -- Billy Bragg, musician, singer/songwriter, grassroots political activist That was a recurring theme from singer/songwriter and grassroots activist Billy Bragg during a Keynote Speech last week at the Folk Alliance Conference in Kansas City. Billy Bragg Ignites The Folk Alliance Conference with impassioned keynote speech [...]
“Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes” – So Sparked Quote of the Week
3 years ago

“Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes” – So Sparked Quote of the Week

Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes by Grammy Award-winner David Bowie is the So Sparked Quote of the Week. Given the state of affairs of our country this weekend, David Bowie's classic song Changes is a fitting testament to our times today. NYC Women's March, 400,000 Women, Men & Childen Strong. Over 3 million participated across the globe. Yesterday's historical Women's [...]
Down to the Roots Deep in Muddy Waters
3 years ago

Down to the Roots Deep in Muddy Waters

 

 

We’re getting down to the roots deep in Muddy Waters with award-winning guitarist/vocalist Bob Margolin for a crystal clear picture of the man, his music and his vision. …
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Nighthawks and Bob Margolin Get Muddy at Iridium
3 years ago

Nighthawks and Bob Margolin Get Muddy at Iridium

A Tribute to Blues Legend Muddy Waters is the order of the month. This week’s concert by the Nighthawks featuring Bob Margolin at New York City’s the Iridium ranks as one …
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Jesse Malin and Friends Rock Out for Wheelchair Fund
3 years ago

Jesse Malin and Friends Rock Out for Wheelchair Fund

New York’s Jesse Malin and his music friends come together at Bowery Ballroom for a cause. Hometown NYC punker Jesse Malin — with the help of more than a dozen …
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Remembering John Lennon 1940 – 1980
3 years ago

Remembering John Lennon 1940 – 1980

Rembering John Lennon today 1940 – 1980. Thirty six years ago on that fateful day of December 8th, we lost this music legend to gun violence, when he was brutally shot …
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I Left My Heart with Tony Bennett: Soundbytes
3 years ago

I Left My Heart with Tony Bennett: Soundbytes

I left my heart with Tony Bennett last night at New World StagesTheatre in New York City. The 19-time Grammy-award winner appeared for a one hour, up close and personal chat …
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The Original Hootchie Coochie Man of Modern Blues Lives On: Willie Dixon
3 years ago

The Original Hootchie Coochie Man of Modern Blues Lives On: Willie Dixon

The original Hootchie Coochie Man of modern blues – Rock ‘n Roll hall of famer Mr. Willie Dixon lives on through his music, his foundation and through Big Head Blues …
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